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    BET Announces Nominations: Diamond Platnumz is Only East African Nominee

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    A few days ago, BET announced the “BET AWARDS” 2021 nominees with Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby leading the pack with seven nominations respectively.

    This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports.

    The event will be aired live on June 27th, 2021, and only vaccinated individuals to be part of the live audience.

    Tanzanian musician Diamond Platinum was the only musician from East Africa nominated for the Best International act and will be contesting with other African stars like wizkid and Burna Boy.

    The Black Entertainment Television network annually recognizes artists, entertainers, and athletes across multiple categories.

    The complete list of nominees for The “BET AWARDS” 2021 are:

    Album of the year

    After Hours– The Weeknd

    Blame It On Baby– DaBaby

    Good News– Megan Thee Stallion

    Heaux Tales– Jazmine Sullivan

    King’s Disease– Nas

    Ungodly Hour– Chloe X Halle

    Best Collaboration

    Cardi B f/ Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

    DaBaby f/ Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

    DJ Khaled f/ Drake – “Popstar”

    Jack Harlow f/ DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – “What’s Poppin” (Remix)

    Megan Thee Stallion f/ DaBaby – “Cry Baby”

    Pop Smoke f/ Lil Baby & DaBaby – “For the Night”

    Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

    Beyoncé

    H.E.R.

    Jazmine Sullivan

    Jhené Aiko

    Summer Walker

    SZA

    Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

    6lack

    Anderson .Paak

    Chris Brown

    Giveon

    Tank

    The Weeknd

    Best New Artist

    Coi Leray

    Flo Milli

    Giveon

    Jack Harlow

    Latto

    Pooh Shiesty

    Best Group

    21 Savage & Metro Boomin

    Chloe X Halle

    Chris Brown & Young Thug

    City Girls

    Migos

    Silk Sonic

    Best Female Hip Hop Artist

    Cardi B

    Coi Leray

    Doja Cat

    Megan Thee Stallion

    Latto

    Saweetie

    Best Male Hip Hop Artist

    DaBaby

    Drake

    J. Cole

    Jack Harlow

    Lil Baby

    Pop Smoke

    BET Her Award

    Alicia Keys f/ Khalid – “So Done”

    Brandy f/ Chance The Rapper – “Baby Mama”

    Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”

    Chloe X Halle – “Baby Girl”

    Ciara f/ Ester Dean – “Rooted”

    SZA – “Good Days”

    Best International Act

    Aya Nakamura (France)

    Burna Boy (Nigeria)

    Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

    Emicida (Brazil)

    Headie One (Uk)

    Wizkid (Nigeria)

    Young T & Bugsey (Uk)

    Youssoupha (France)

    Viewer’s Choice Award

    Cardi B f/ Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

    Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

    DaBaby f/ Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

    DJ Khaled f/ Drake – “Popstar”

    Drake f/ Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

    Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”

    Megan Thee Stallion f/ Beyoncé – “Savage” (Remix)

    Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

    Video of the Year

    Cardi B – “Up”

    Cardi B f/ Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

    Chloe X Halle – “Do It”

    Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

    Drake f/ Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

    Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

    Video Director of the Year

    Benny Boom

    Bruno Mars And Florent Déchard

    Cole Bennett

    Colin Tilley

    Dave Meyers

    Hype Williams

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